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Robyn Schon named general manager of Roanoke Civic Center

The Roanoke Civic Center has a new general manager. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin says the top guy for the last two years is heading about ...
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Habeeb plans “Telephone Town Hall” meeting

Recently-elected Delegate Greg Habeeb plans to place about 20,000 calls to 8th District homes this evening, inviting everyone who answers to take part in a ...
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Senator Webb: I will not run for reelection in 2012

Virginia Senator Jim Webb says he will not run for reelection in 2012, and political observers say they are hardly surprised. More from News/Talk 960's ...
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Virginia’s first black Supreme Court Chief Justice dies

Virginia Supreme Court Justice Leroy Hassell Sr., the state's first black chief justice, has died. He was 55.  The court disclosed his death in a ...
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This isn’t CSI: Tina Smith murder scene lab results take time

As the abduction charge against Jeffrey Easley moves on, police and prosecutors are awaiting lab results from evidence gathered at the Tina Smith murder scene ...
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New mobile data units coming to Roanoke Fire-EMS

A new FEMA grant will help Roanoke Fire EMS make an important purchase. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains ...
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UPDATED: Easley hearing reveals details of Tina Smith’s murder

Testimony at a hearing for Jeffrey Easley reveals more about what police found inside Tina Smith's home -- and a surprise revelation about her former ...
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Animal rights group wants to buy Michael Vick’s house

A Pennsylvania-based animal rights group is raising money to buy NFL star Michael Vick's former dogfighting compound and turn it into a rehabilitation center for ...
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UPDATED: Vinton police chief calling it quits

Vinton Police Chief Herbert Cooley will retire in June.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin spoke with Vinton Town Manager Chris Lawrence about the future of the department ...
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Roanoke police chief releases crime report

Roanoke Police Chief Chris Perkins says overall crime in Roanoke dropped 4.26 percent from 2009 to 2010.  However, certain types of crimes such as domestic ...
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Virginia Tech admissions staff reviews 20,000 applications

There's very little time for rest in the Virginia Tech admissions department between now and the end of March. The university is deciding which high ...
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Vinton Police Chief Herbert Cooley retiring in June

Vinton Police Chief Herbert Cooley's last day on the job will be June 30th.  Cooley has served in law enforcement since 1966.  He came to ...
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College admissions officials look to the fall

Roanoke College and Hollins University both say application numbers are generally steady this year. And since both use rolling admissions, most high school hopefuls already ...
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Florists prepare for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine's Day now a week away, business is picking for one profession. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains: VD Flowers Wrap 1-WEB ...
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Conference at Virginia Tech considers terrorism aimed at the food supply

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is teaming up with the FBI to present a conference on terrorism aimed at the U.S. food ...
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Design of new Glenvar library looks to go beyond books

Roanoke County has set aside almost six million dollars to build a new library in Glenvar. Construction scheduled to start this fall. But before design ...
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Cuccinelli asks Supreme Court to expedite decision on Virginia health care ...

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to skip the usual appeals court process and expedite consideration of Virginia's health care ...
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Police seek missing necklace in Morgan Harrington case

Police are looking for a key piece of jewelry in the Morgan Harrington murder investigation. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains: 02727_Harrington-Necklace-Wrap-1-WEB ...
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Roanoke Apco crews help repair Ohio storm damage

That massive storm that moved across midwest and northern states left hundreds of thousands of people without power. Now crews from Roanoke are helping some ...
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Blasting begins Thursday for US 221 project

It's going to get loud Thursday in southwest Roanoke County when road construction crews begin blasting. More from News/Talk 960's Evan Jones. 02723_02-02-Route-221-Wrap1-WEB ...
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